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Document type:
journal article 
Author(s):
Weber, A; Schmid, RM; Prinz, C 
Title:
Diagnostic approaches for cholangiocarcinoma. 
Abstract:
Cholangiocarcinomas arise from the epithelial cells of the bile ducts and are associated with poor prognosis. Despite new diagnostic approaches, the definite diagnosis of this malignancy continues to be challenging. Cholangiocarcinomas often grow longitudinally along the bile duct rather than in a radial direction. Thus, large tumor masses are frequently absent and imaging techniques, including ultrasound, CT, and MRI have only limited sensitivity. Tissue collection during endoscopic (ERCP) and/...    »
 
Journal title abbreviation:
World J Gastroenterol 
Year:
2008 
Journal volume:
14 
Journal issue:
26 
Pages contribution:
4131-6 
Language:
eng 
Print-ISSN:
1007-9327 
TUM Institution:
II. Medizinische Klinik und Poliklinik